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Cricket Team Records: India Vs Sri Lanka (Test-ODI-T20)

India Vs Sri Lanka

Cricket Team Records: India Vs Sri Lanka (Test Match Records) 

Sri Lankan cricket team started playing cricket back in February 1982, where as India appeared on the map of cricketing world back in 1932. 17th September 1982 was the fateful day when Sri Lanka and India locked their horns for the first time ever in a Test Match at Chennai.

  1. Indian cricket team or Team India is also known as Swami Army  and Men in Blue, while the Srilankan Cricket Team is called as Lions.
  2. SM Gavaskar was the Captain of Indian team in their first ever test match played against Sri Lanka in 1932.
  3. B Warnapura captained Sri Lanka in their first match against Indian cricket team.
  4. Chennai ground hosted the first ever Test match between India and Sri Lanka in 1932.
  5. MV Gothoskar and S Kishen were the umpires officiating the first ever test match against India and Sri Lanka.
  6. Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev from Indian cricket team and Sanath Jayasuriya, Arvinda De Silva, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakara, Chaminda Vaas and the Spin Wizard Muttiah Murlidharan from Sri Lankan cricket team are some of the famous cricket players who have some brilliant performances against each other.
  7.  To date 35 Test matches have been played between Sri Lanka and India.
  8. Out of 35 test matches India has won 14, where as it lost 6 tests and 15 tests had no result.
  9. Sri Lanka’s highest total against India in a test match is 952/6d at Colombo in 1997, and the highest total by India is 726/9d at Mumbai in 2009.
  10. Sanath Jayasuriya has the highest individual score against Indian cricket team; he made 340 in 1997 at Colombo.
  11. V Sehwag holds the highest individual score record for India against Sri Lanka he made 293 at Mumbai in 2009.
  12. India’s lowest total against Sri Lankan cricket team is 138 at Colombo in 2008.
  13. Sri Lanka’s lowest total against India is 82 at Chandigarh in 1990.
  14. Muttiah Murlitharan has the best bowling figures of 87/8 for Sri Lanka against India at Colombo back in 2001.
  15. Maninder Singh has the best bowling figures of 51/7, for Indian cricket team against Sri Lanka at Nagpur in 1986.
  16. SAR Silva and MS Dhoni have the maximum dismissals as a keeper in tests for Sri Lanka and India respectively.
  17. Last test match played between the two sides was on 3rd August 2010.
Cricket Team Records: India Vs Sri Lanka (ODI-One Day International Records)

 Sri Lankan cricket team played their first ever ODI game against West Indies in 1975, and India started playing ODI cricket in 1974. India played their first ever ODI game against Sri Lanka on 16 June 1979 at          .

  1. S Venkataraghavan was the Captain of Indian team in their first ever ODI match played in 1974.
  2. B Warnapura captained Sri Lanka in their first match against India.
  3. KE Palmer and AGT Whitehead were the umpires in the first ever ODI match between India and Sri Lanka.
  4. Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Virendar Sehwag and Saurav Ganguly from India and Arvinda De Silva, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakara and Chaminda Vaas from Sri Lanka are some of the star performers from both sides.
  5. To date 129 ODI matches have been played between Sri Lankan and Indian cricket teams.
  6. Out of 129 ODI matches India has won 68, where as it lost 50 ODIs, 11 were either tie or had no result.
  7. Sri Lanka’s highest total against India in an ODI match is 411/8 made in 2009 at Rajkot, and the highest total by India is 414/7 made in the same match.
  8. Sanath Jayasuriya has the highest individual score for Sri Lankan cricket team against India; he made 189 in 2000 at Sharjah.
  9.  MS Dhoni holds the highest individual score for India against Sri Lanka he made 183* in 2005 at Jaipur.
  10. India’s lowest total against Sri Lankan cricket team is 54 made in 2000 at Sharjah.
  11. Sri Lanka’s lowest total against Indian cricket team is 96 made in 1984 at Sharjah.
  12. M Murlidharan has the best bowling figures of 30/7 for Sri Lanka against India at Sharjah in 2000.
  13. A Nehra has the best bowling figures of 59/6 for India against Sri Lanka at Colombo in 2005.
  14. Kumar Sangakara and MS Dhoni have the maximum dismissals as a keeper in ODIs for Sri Lanka and India respectively.
  15. Last ODI match played between the two sides was on 2nd April 2011, the Final of the ICC ODI Cricket World Cup, won by India.
Cricket Team Records: India Vs Sri Lanka (T20-Twenty Twenty Matches Records)

Sri Lankan cricket team played their first ever T20 game against England in 2006, and India started playing T20 cricket in 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg. India played their first ever T20 game against Sri Lanka at Colombo in 2009.

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